Networking Academy makes it easy to show employers and your network your new-found skills and knowledge upon completing a course with Digital Badges, Certifications, and Talent Bridge.
We offer digital badges for course work that shows the world--and employers--the skills you have acquired.
Many of our courses prepare you for industry-recognized certifications that validate competencies in a specific technology domain.
Networking Academy’s Talent Bridge program matches you to real job opportunities through our partner ecosystem.
Earn digital badges
Issued by Cisco and embedded with Metadata, Networking Academy digital badges verify skills after passing final assessment. Proudly display on any online platform (social media, email signature, resume, and website) to enhance your professional brand.
Earning a badge is completely free. Third-party, Acclaim, manages and hosts earned badges at no cost. Watch these helpful videos:
Acquire a certification
Completing one or more certifications can give you an edge over other candidates applying for the same job. Plus, having a certification will allow you to ramp up quickly in your new job.
Use our Quick Reference Guide to see how certifications prepare you for your desired career. Inside you’ll:
- Learn more about each certification and exam
- See how Networking Academy courses align to certifications
- Discover what job types are within reach after completing a certification
Empowering Career Opportunities
Networking Academy’s Talent Bridge program is the link between talent and opportunities. Below is a sampling of the types of jobs that are available to Networking Academy Students. As you can see, your efforts will pay off — not only for you but for employers who are seeking out skilled talent for their ever-growing business needs.
IT Help Desk Technician
Help diagnose technical problems for customers and colleagues. Example requirements:
- CompTIA certification
- Problem-solving skills
- Excellent communications skills
Junior/Associate Network Engineer
Become a member of an engineering team and be responsible for supporting a variety of projects. Example requirements:
- CCNA certification
- Fluency in networking, fundamentals & protocols
Be involved in the growth and expansion of a company’s computer network. Example requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree
- Problem-solving skills
Associate Sales Specialist
Play a crucial role in facilitating the success of the field team in selling collaboration and networking products. Example requirements:
- Cisco CCNA certification
- Knowledge of Cisco solutions
- Knowledge of Cisco networking products
Act and analyze security alerting, intrusion, cyber intelligence, and business information. Example requirements:
- CCNA CyberOps certification or other
- High School Diploma or GED
- 2-years experience
Associate Account Manager
Develop relationships with current manufacturers, distributors, and partners. Example requirements:
- Knowledge of Cisco product lines
- Listening skills
- Experience with CRM or Cisco Commerce Workspace tools